In addition to the primary TAE text Vocational training and assessment the following library resources have been recommended to support the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
TAEDES401: Design and develop learning programs
TAELLN411: Address adult LLN skills
The ANMF Library referred to the following resources in the creation of this guide:
Travers, M et al (2017). Training and assessment: theory & practice. South Melbourne, Vic. Cengage Australia
VOCEDplus NCVER's international tertiary education research database
Recommended videos for LLN assessment, development and implementation of support strategies.
Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015 clause 1.7 requires RTOs to ensure that students receive training, assessment and support services that meet their individual needs.
Use trigger word tools to identify core skills linked to workplace tasks
Observe the learner using LLN skills required for the workplace
Use a self-assessment checklist based on workplace requirements
Work with an LLN specialist to use a pre-training assessment using validated questions related to industry activities
Final report from a parliamentary inquiry into adult literacy, numeracy and problems solving skills and the importance in Australia
Readability checkers, blog post from Australian Government Style Manual
OECD 2011-2012 data found 43.7% of Australian have below-proficiency level literacy, numeracy skills and problem solving in technology rich environments (PSTRE)
Other digital capability frameworks
Build digital confidence
Nominal or supervised hours represent structured learning and assessment activities required to sufficiently address the content in each unit of competency. Unsupervised hours represent activities that contribute to achieving the course outcomes but are not supervised by a provider’s trainer or assessor. e.g., private study and/or assignment work.
Nominal (supervised) hours + unsupervised hours = volume of learning
The ADDIE learning program instruction design model (analyse, design, develop, implement, evaluate)